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13256348_10153600867780905_5628824620033965901_nWelcome to the official web site of the Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band, one of the most famous names in the brass band world. The band is currently one of the highest ranked bands in the World. As well as a busy schedule of major concerts and private engagements, the band also competes at the highest level in the Worlds leading major contests alongside the very best and most prestigious bands in the world, including Cory, Black Dyke and Brighouse & Rastrick Bands to name just a few.

The band had a very positive 2016 qualifying for the National Finals at the Albert Hall and are the reigning Grand Shield Champions 2016 qualifying for the British Open. Carlton Main are also ranked the highest in the Yorkshire Area Competition and made a successful return to the Brass in Concert Competition with our best placed finish since 1982.

Check out our events to see what the band are up to in 2017!

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World Music Contest 2017

World Music Contest 2017

Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band lead the English charge to be crowned World Champions...
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Upcoming Events and Concerts

Wakefield Cathedral

May 19, 2017 7:30 pm
More details coming soon... Times also to be confirmed
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The Crossing

May 20, 2017 7:30 pm
The band will be playing at the crossing based in the heart of worksop, celebrating the venues 10th Anniversary Year celebrations.
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Newark Palace Theatre

June 3, 2017 7:30 pm
Come and listen to the band at Newark Palace Theatre, conducted by Ian D. McElligott.
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